Monthly Archives: March 2015

Hiking in Prescott

Prescott, AZ In our last couple of blogs we were hiking around and kayaking on Watson Lake in the rocks of Granite Dells.  Across Rte. 89, which runs right through Granite Dells, there is another similar man-made body of water … Continue reading

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Watson Lake – Prescott, AZ

Prescott, AZ This past Sunday morning we pulled out of our site in Apache Junction and drove about a hundred and forty miles north to the beautiful town of Prescott.  The temperatures in the Phoenix area were getting a bit … Continue reading

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First Water (Black Mesa to Dutchman Loop) Hike – Superstition Mts.

Apache Junction, AZ For our final hike in this area we chose another trail recommended to us by Hans and Lisa (Metamorphosis Road).  The Black Mesa to Dutchman Loop begins at the First Water Trailhead and is a little over … Continue reading

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Hieroglyphic Trail – Apache Junction

Apache Junction, AZ Recently our son, Kevin, flew in from his home in Atlanta to share some time with us in Apache Junction.  We wanted to give him a taste of the desert in Arizona so we decided to hike … Continue reading

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Apache Trail Drive

Apache Junction, AZ Earlier this week we took the popular Apache Trail Circle Route through the Superstition Mountains.  This 120 mile scenic route winds through deserts, mountains, by cliff dwellings, along lake shores, through old mining towns and beautifully eroded canyons.  The … Continue reading

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Boulder Canyon Trail – Superstition Mountains

Apache Junction, AZ One day recently we drove up the Apache Trail about fifteen miles to Canyon Lake, the location of the trailhead for the Boulder Canyon Trail.  Friends, Hans and Lisa (Metamorphosis Road), had written about this hike and … Continue reading

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Picacho Peak Then on to Apache Junction

Apache Junction, AZ After spending a few days hiking in the Chiricahua Mountains in southeast Arizona, we headed north on I-10 past Tucson to Picacho Peak State Park. We came here intending to hike up a trail to the top … Continue reading

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